All programs at the Old School House History Center, 130 Center Street in Douglas — except December.
February 13 - 7 pm - Michigan's Hottest Town
Procol Harem, Alice Cooper and Others Invade Saugatuck. Mike Sweeney introduces the new Historical Society music history project. Refreshments.
March 13 - 7 pm - Finding Your Lost Relatives
Jack Sheridan Brings You to the SDHS Genealogy Program with some surprises about people you know and news about how the program works. Refreshments.
April 10 - 7 pm - The Amazing Azalea & Rhododendron Show
Join with chief gardener, John Migas as he talks, walks and explains all about growing azaleas and rhododendrons—at History Center Azalea Garden. Program sponsored by the Michigan Azalea Society. Bright refreshments.
May 8 - 7 pm - How the Wow?
Your Insiders Preview of the upcoming Dunelands exhibition. And the Society's Annual Meeting & Awards Night. Wine & Cheese.
June 12 - 7:30 pm - Our Local Farmland Forecast
A 2013 Crop Report and Some Ideas for Your Table. David Geen of Hungary Village Tours talks us through the country with local growers about farm conditions and what to expect at this fall's markets.
July 10 - 7 pm - Low-Key Genius: O.C. Simonds and His Pier Cove
Simonds was one of America's most important landscapers—and had an enormous impact on our West Michigan. Meet the author, Barbara Gieger. Wine & cheese social time.
August 14 - 7 pm - Eat Your Way to the Top
Annual Picnic at the History Center. Celebrating the Garden's Mt. Baldhead Viewing Station. Note early starting time: 6:00
September 11 - 7 pm - Now and Then: Great Lakes—Hot Topics
Long time Great Lakes observer Patty Birkholz brings past and present views of our greatest local asset—the water. Swimmingly delicious deserts.
October 9 - 7 pm - Tales from the Crypt
Visitors from the Ghostown of Plummerville (Ganges Township). Led by Kit and Marsha, a virtual tour by the Cemetery Actors Group. Refreshments to Die For.
November 13 - 7 pm - Painting: the Town: Landscape, the Artist, and People
Ken Kutzel brings stories from the the SDHS art collection.
December 1 - 6 pm - Annual Society Holiday Dinner
At the Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Kick off the Holiday Season. Good cheer, Great Food, Good Friends.